summarize

  • 1 summarize — UK US (UK also summarise) /ˈsʌməraɪz/ verb [I or T] ► to state in a few words the main ideas or facts in a report, discussion, etc.: »Results of the analysis are summarized in Table 14.2. summarize findings/information/developments »Chapter 9… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 Summarize — Sum ma*rize, v. t. To comprise in, or reduce to, a summary; to present briefly. Chambers. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 summarize — index abridge (shorten), condense, extract, lessen, recapitulate, recount, repeat (state again) …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 summarize — 1871, from SUMMARY (Cf. summary) + IZE (Cf. ize). Related: Summarized; summarizing …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 summarize — (Amer.) sum·ma·rize || sÊŒmÉ™raɪz v. present in a condensed form, list the main points in a brief and comprehensive manner, sum up; be a summary of (also summarise) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 6 summarize — [v] give a rundown abridge, abstract, boil down*, cipher, compile, condense, cut, cut back, cut down, digest, encapsulate, epitomize, get to meat*, give main points, inventory, outline, pare, précis, prune*, put in a nutshell*, recap*,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 summarize — [sum′ə rīz΄] vt. summarized, summarizing 1. to make a summary of; state briefly 2. to be a summary of summarization n. summarizer n …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 summarize — (BrE also ise) verb ADVERB ▪ briefly, succinctly ▪ accurately ▪ aptly, best, conveniently, neatly, nicely …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 9 summarize — sum|mar|ize also summarise BrE [ˈsʌməraız] v [I and T] to make a short statement giving only the main information and not the details of a plan, event, report etc = ↑sum up ▪ The authors summarize their views in the introduction. to summarize ▪… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 summarize — v. (D; tr.) to summarize for (she summarized the plot for the class) * * * [ sʌməraɪz] (D; tr.) to summarize for (she summarized the plot for the class) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 11 summarize */ — UK [ˈsʌməraɪz] / US [ˈsʌməˌraɪz] verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms summarize : present tense I/you/we/they summarize he/she/it summarizes present participle summarizing past tense summarized past participle summarized to provide a short… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 summarize — [[t]sʌ̱məraɪz[/t]] summarizes, summarizing, summarized VERB If you summarize something, you give a summary of it. [V n] Table 3.1 summarizes the information given above... [be V ed prep/adv] Basically, the article can be summarized in three… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 summarize — summary ► NOUN (pl. summaries) ▪ a brief statement of the main points of something. ► ADJECTIVE 1) dispensing with needless details or formalities. 2) Law (of a judicial process) conducted without the customary legal formalities. DERIVATIVES… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 14 summarize — verb ( rized; rizing) Date: 1871 transitive verb to tell in or reduce to a summary intransitive verb to make a summary • summarizable adjective • summarizer noun …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 15 summarize — summarizable, adj. summarization, n. summarizer, summarist, n. /sum euh ruyz /, v.t., summarized, summarizing. 1. to make a summary of; state or express in a concise form. 2. to constitute a summary of. Also, esp. Brit., summarise. [1870 75;… …

    Universalium

  • 16 summarize — verb a) To prepare a summary of something b) To give a recapitulation of the salient facts; to recapitulate or review …

    Wiktionary

  • 17 Summarize — Суммировать, подводить итог, резюмировать; Писать реферат …

    Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • 18 summarize — Synonyms and related words: abbreviate, abridge, abstract, add up, battologize, bob, boil down, brief, capsule, capsulize, cast up, cipher up, clip, compress, condense, contract, count up, crop, curtail, cut, cut back, cut down, cut off short,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 19 summarize — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. prune down, cut back, sum, cipher, abstract, skim over, review, count up, compile, shorten, paraphrase, memory up*, put in a nutshell*; see also decrease 2 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) v. run down briefly, encapsulate,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 20 summarize — sum|ma|rize [ sʌmə,raız ] verb intransitive or transitive * to provide a short account of the most important facts or features of something: After summarizing the main arguments, she asked us to vote …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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